Suzanne Brown-Fleming is Director of Visiting Scholar Programs at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum’s Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies and a former Mandel Center Fellow (2000). Her most recent book, Nazi Persecution and Postwar Repercussions: The International Tracing Service Archive and Holocaust Research (Rowman & Littlefield, 2016) is part of the Museum’s Documenting Life and Destruction: Holocaust Sources in Context series (Jürgen Matthäus, series editor). She is also co-editor of Uncovered: Reflections of Nazi Persecution and its Consequences 2015 Yearbook of the International Tracing Service with Rebecca Boehling, Susanne Urban, and Elizabeth Anthony.
Her first book, The Holocaust and Catholic Conscience: Cardinal Aloisius Muench and the Guilt Question in Germany, was published in 2006 by the University of Notre Dame Press in association with the Museum. Her book chapters, essays, and articles have appeared in the New Catholic Encyclopedia, the Lessons and Legacies volumes, H-German daily internet forum, and the scholarly journals Holocaust and Genocide Studies, German Studies Review, Journal of Ecumenical Studies, Contemporary Church History (Kirchliche Zeitgeschichte), Jewish Historical Studies: Transactions of the Jewish Historical Society of England, and Religion in Eastern Europe. She sat on the Executive Council of the American Catholic Historical Association (2012 to 2014 Term) and currently sits on the Editorial Board for the Contemporary Church History Quarterly (CCHQ).
Dr. Brown-Fleming’s current research project, “Eugenio Pacelli and the German Catholic Bishops, 1933-1939” (working title) is based on the Vatican Secret Archive materials opened to researchers in Rome in 2003/2006.